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In an op-ed, Prof. Hal Hershfield explains the factors affecting time-travel desire preferences

Excerpt from Psychology Today -- "There’s a fundamental asymmetry between the past and the future: the past represents a collection of definitive events, while the future is unpredictable, unknown, and not fixed. The authors reasoned that people who more actively seek out risk in their daily lives would also be more likely to want to travel to the 'less known and predictable future, relative to the more familiar and more predictable past.'”

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